This Week at South Highland

Newsletter for week of June 22 - June 29

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Join us this Sunday as Callie Nickles, our Ministry Summer Intern, preaches.

Her sermon title is “The Unity of Water – 7: The Mighty Acts of God.”

The scriptures are Psalm 9:9-14 and Acts 10:9-16.

Sunday's Schedule

. 8:30AM - Worship Service in the Chapel

. 9:45AM - Sunday School including the Coffee Pot Class in the Davis Family Hall

11:00AM - Worship Service in the Sanctuary

12:00PM - Congregational Meeting in the Sanctuary

. 2:00PM - The Sunday Club

. 5:00PM - Youth Group

FEED MY SHEEP: Bring saltines or cereal this Sunday!



REV. DR. HURLEY has beens serving as commissioner to the 223rd General Assemblyin St. Louis from Friday, June 15 until Saturday, June 23, 2018. General Assembly is the National Court of Presbyterians and meets every two years. Ed has been assigned to serve on the Environmental Committee. You can follow GA business by going to Meetings of the whole assembly will be broadcast live - accessed through or


6:30PM - SHPC Men's Softball vs Highlanders at Spain Park Field #4 **note: new location**


Saturday, June 30 ~ 4-6pm @ Kelly Ingram Park

For more information about participation in this event in coordination with local PCUSA churches, contact Jan Bell at 205-994-4989 or


NEW GRIEF GROUP - Dr. Larry Michael is leading a spousal loss grief support group at Edgewood Presbyterian Church in Homewood as part of a community grief support service. They will meet for 10 weeks beginning Tuesday, May 15 at 5:30pm which includes a light supper. To register, please call Community Grief Support at (205) 870-8667.

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING on Sunday, June 24 in the Sanctuary following the 11am Worship Service

GLOBAL WITNESS GO GO GO OPPORTUNITIES! A SHPC group recently visited Servants in Faith and Technology (SIFAT) to explore ways to revive an annual SHPC short-term, inter-generational, international mission trip. SIFAT offers 3 trips this year to Quito, Ecuador that one or two South Highlanders may join. They could be our advance party to evaluate a future SHPC team trip. The SHPC Global Witness Offering budget includes funds to help defray the cost of participating in a mission trip approved by the Global Witness Team. 2018 Short-term mission trips to Ecuador are

June 30-July 7, for youth and young adults; all meet at the Atlanta airport to board their flight to Ecuador; air tickets to be purchased through SIFAT and are still available. Trip by First UMC, Eufaula, Alabama.

October 13-21, this trip is for a medical team. The team will travel with Tom Corson, SIFAT Executive Director, and Peggy Walker, trip coordinator. If you are interested, please contact Eleanor Wright, 205-200-7955.

CELEBRATE JULY 4th Join us at 7:00pm in the Porte Cochere parking lot on Wednesday, July 4 to watch fireworks! Bring a lawn chair. Hot dogs will be on the grill until gone.


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SUNDAY CLUB MEAL PROVIDERS NEEDED - If you or a group with which you are associated would like to help provide a meal to our Sunday Club folks, please email Martha Foster at or call/text at (205) 915-0279.

TEACHERS NEEDED We would love to see some new faces in the children’s Sunday school classrooms. Please contact Katya to volunteer or to ask questions.

SHOP NEEDS YOU - SHOP or the South Highland Presbyterian Church’s Outreach Project is developing a faith-based mental health model for the Birmingham Faith community. We are currently outgrowing our space in the Builder’s classroom and recently approved a 3-year strategic plan to help meet our community’s needs. We meet every Tuesday from 9am - 12pm and would love to share our future with you through volunteering or leading a topic for the day with helpful information to our participants. If you are interested, please contact Jim Foster at 205-706-4343.

KITCHEN VOLUNTEERS to help Joe and his team serve and clean up after Wednesday night dinners.

SUNDAY MORNING NURSERY HELP NEEDED - We want to continue to give our paid workers some time off. If you can help out in the nursery, contact Elsa Holaday at (205) 903-8192

EVANGELISM TEAM - Are you aware that South Highland has an Evangelism Team? Its purpose is to equip ourselves to better share our faith by speaking the Good News of Jesus Christ; to develop and improve our relationships with God, with other members of our Church, and with people outside our Church; and to do a better job of making disciples of Christ. Interested? If so, speak to one of our pastors or Mark Stephens.

EMERGENCY CONTACT INFOThere have been several times at South Highland when the church has not been able to contact family or friends in an emergency or times of illness. Please fill out this form to provide emergency information for our database.


SHPC's Facebook Page - make sure you "like" our new page. The new page currently has the front of the church as the profile picture.

Check out the most recent issue of the South Highland Highlights by clicking here.

CAN'T JOIN US ONE SUNDAY MORNING? You can always listen to the service live on WXJC-AM 850 & FM 92.5 at 11 AM. And if you're out of town and can't tune in the radio, you can listen to the live stream online at

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